Our biggest and best Music on the Farm yet!

Posted on 28 June 2023 | No comments


We’d like to say a HUGE Thank you to everyone who came along on Sunday to support Martha’s Music on the Farm 2023 in the fields of Solley’s Ice Cream Parlour, Ripple, Deal.

It was an amazing day, the sun was shining and you have helped raise a record breaking £35,000 which will go towards transforming the lives of our residents at Martha.

We are truly grateful to have such a wonderful band of volunteers and supporters!
Special thanks to everyone who gave their time for free to help deliver this event.- we couldn’t do it without you!

To our hosts and long term supporters Solley’s Ice Cream Parlour we can’t thank you enough for everything you do in support of our wonderful residents at Martha.

To our musicians GYPSKAZZ, Your Shout, Lofty Harris, FNKHAUS, The Moles, Strictly Nashville and compere Sarah Banks – Entertainer, our sound guys Mark 1 Sound & Light and to our wonderful entertainers Kensei Taiko and dancers from DAPA Official and DANCE WITH DANNI THANK YOU!

To Brett (Dad to C), C and H who bravely took to the stage to speak about life at Martha Trust – you were incredible.

To our photographers Sharon Powell and Chris Mansfield for capturing the day for us!

Thank you to our 2023 Event Sponsors Superior Healthcare Group for their Sponsorship and volunteer team on the day!

To all the local businesses that supported and sponsored the event- your support is so important in making the day a success and enabling us to raise as much money as possible for our amazing residents :

AKON SECURITY for providing our amazing security team, Archers Low Nursery for the glorious floral decor, A&S Event Services and Event Volunteers Of Swale for providing amazing team of road and car park marshalls, Barclays UK, Best In Tents Marquees, Brandon Plant & Tool Hire, Christiane Engel,#CookFabrications, Deal Radio & HQ, Dover District Council Community Grants, Dynamic Sports Coaching Ltd., Deal Fire Station, Football Fun Factory -Deal, #JenkinsonEstates, JT&C Tritton Builders, Kent County Council Members Grant, Karl Ladd Electricians, Lizzie Willis Creative, MDC Diamond Removals, Revolootion for providing Mobiloo, OFP Timber, PremierSigns, PostageSupermarket, Rapid Relief Team UK for the wonderful food and drinks donated for our volunteers, #Sandwich Technology School, Safety & Management Solutions Ltd – Safety Consultants & Training Centre, Sandwich Community Events, Smye Rumsby , Solley’s Ice-Cream Parlour, Steve manion effective training Limited, St John Ambulance, Wingham Country Market and to those that donated a raffle or auction prize.

To our band of amazing volunteers – you know who you are – we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

Thank you to all our food, drink and festival vendors, who all donated 20% of their sales on the day : Anna’s Face Candy, Drink Outside The Box, Eat and Mess, Gin Sane, Glamavan, Karl’s Festival Stall Lillyroo’s, Real Deal Roasters, Solley’s Ice Cream Parlour, Soulchefkitchen The Larder Catering Services.

We look forward to doing it all again next year – DATE for your diary 2024 – Sunday 30th June 2024!! Tickets go on sale January 2024.

If you would like to come onboard as a Sponsor for this event, please get in touch by calling us on 01304 610448 or emailing kerrybanks@marthatrust.org.uk for more details 

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